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Antoine-Louis Decrest de Saint-Germain, Count de Saint-Germain and of the Empire (born 8 December 1761 in Paris, died 4 October 1835 in Neuilly) was a French soldier of the French Revolutionary Wars, who later rose to the top military rank of General of Division, taking part to the Napoleonic Wars as a commander of cavalry.
Édouard Jean-Baptiste Milhaud (10 July 1766 – 8 January 1833) was a French politician, Général de Division, and comte d'Empire.
The Battle of Brienne was fought on January 29, 1814, and resulted in the victory of Emperor Napoleon I's French forces over the Russian and Prussian forces commanded by the Prussian Generalfeldmarschall Prince von Blücher.
The Battle of Dresden was fought on 26–27 August 1813 around Dresden, Germany, resulting in a French victory under Napoleon against forces of the Sixth Coalition of Austrians, Russians and Prussians under Field Marshal Schwartzenberg.
The Battle of Fère-Champenoise was fought on 25 March 1814, between a French army and a cavalry force of Austria, Russia and the Kingdom of Württemberg.
The Battle of Hanau was fought on (30 – 31 October 1813) between Karl Philipp von Wrede’s Austro-Bavarian corps and Napoleon's retreating French during the War of the Sixth Coalition.
The Battle of La Rothière was fought on 1 February 1814 between the French Empire and allied army of Austria, Prussia, Russia, and German States previously allies with France.
The Battle of Leipzig or Battle of the Nations (Russian: Битва народов, German: Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig, French: Bataille des Nations) was fought 16–19 October 1813, at Leipzig, in Saxony.
The Battle of Mormans was fought on 17 February 1814 and resulted in the victory of the French under Napoleon Bonaparte against the Russians and Württembergers under Count Petr Petrovich Pahlen.
The Battle of Paris was fought on March 30–31, 1814 between the Sixth Coalition—consisting of Russia, Austria, and Prussia—and the French Empire.
Brigadier general is a senior rank in the armed forces.
Chasseur (a French term for "hunter") is the designation given to certain regiments of French and Belgian light infantry (Chasseurs à pied) or light cavalry (Chasseurs à cheval) to denote troops trained for rapid action.
Claude Victor-Perrin, First Duc de Belluno (7 December 1764 – 1 March 1841) was a French soldier and military commander during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
David Geoffrey Chandler (15 January 1934 – 10 October 2004) was a British historian whose study focused on the Napoleonic era.
Digby Smith is a British military historian.
Divisional general is a rank of general in command of a division.
The word dragoon originally meant mounted infantry, who were trained in horse riding as well as infantry fighting skills.
Dresden (Drježdźany) is the capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany.
Eckartsberga is a town in the Burgenlandkreis district of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
Emmanuel de Grouchy, 2ème Marquis de Grouchy (23 October 1766 – 29 May 1847) was a French general and marshal.
The First French Empire (Empire Français), also known as the Greater French Empire or Napoleonic Empire, was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in much of continental Europe at the beginning of the 19th century.
Francis Loraine Petre OBE (1852–1925) was a British civil servant in India and a military historian upon his retirement.
Freiberg (German for "free mountain") is a university and mining town in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.
The French Invasion of Russia, known in Russia as the Patriotic War of 1812 (Отечественная война 1812 года; Otechestvennaya Voyna 1812 Goda) and in France as the Russian Campaign (Campagne de Russie), began on 24 June 1812 when Napoleon's Grande Armée crossed the Neman River in an attempt to engage and defeat the Russian army.
The term "general of the branch" or "general of the branch of service" refers to a rank equivalent to a three-star lieutenant general or four-star general.
The Grande Armée (French for Great Army) was the army commanded by Napoleon during the Napoleonic Wars.
Großenhain (also written as Grossenhain) is a Große Kreisstadt (German for major district town) in the district of Meißen, Saxony, Germany.
Hippolyte-Marie-Guillaume de Rosnyvinen, Comte de Piré, (Rennes, 31 March 1778 – Paris, 20 July 1850) was a French general who fought in the Napoleonic Wars.
I Cavalry Corps (Grande Armée) was a French military formation that existed during the Napoleonic Wars.
Count Ignác Gyulay de Marosnémeti et Nádaska, Ignácz Gyulay, Ignaz Gyulai, or Ignjat Đulaj (11 September 1763 – 11 November 1831) was a Hungarian military officer, joined the army of Habsburg Austria, fought against Ottoman Turkey, and became a general officer during the French Revolutionary Wars.
II Cavalry Corps (Grande Armée) was a French military formation during the Napoleonic Wars.
The II Corps of the Grande Armée was a military unit that existed during the Napoleonic Wars.
The III Cavalry Corps (Grande Armée) was a French military formation that fought during the Napoleonic Wars.
The IV Cavalry Corps (Grande Armée) was a French military formation that existed during the Napoleonic Wars.
Jacques Gervais, baron Subervie (September 1, 1776, Lectoure, Gers – March 10, 1856, age 79) was a French general and politician.
Étienne Jacques Joseph Alexandre MacDonald, 1st duke of Taranto (17 November 1765 – 7 September 1840) was a Marshal of France and military leader during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
Jean Marie Antoine Philippe de Collaert (13 June 1761–17 June 1816) led the Dutch-Belgian cavalry division at the Battle of Waterloo.
Jean-Toussaint Arrighi de Casanova (born 8 March 1778 in Corte; died 22 March 1853 in Paris), duc de Padova, was a French diplomat and soldier of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
Marshal of France and Grand Admiral or Admiral of France Joachim-Napoléon Murat ((born Joachim Murat; Gioacchino Napoleone Murat; 25 March 1767 – 13 October 1815) 1st Prince Murat, was Grand Duke of Berg from 1806 to 1808 and then King of Naples from 1808 to 1815. He received his titles in part by being the brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte, through marriage to Napoleon's youngest sister, Caroline Bonaparte. He was noted as a daring and charismatic cavalry officer as well as a flamboyant dresser and was known as "the Dandy King".
Landau or Landau in der Pfalz (pop. 41,821) is an autonomous (kreisfrei) town surrounded by the Südliche Weinstraße ("Southern Wine Route") district of southern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, 1st Marquis of Gouvion-Saint-Cyr (13 April 1764 – 17 March 1830) was a French commander in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars who rose to Marshal of France and Marquis.
The Left Bank of the Rhine (Linkes Rheinufer, Rive gauche du Rhin) was the region north of Lauterbourg to the west of present Germany that was conquered during the War of the First Coalition and annexed by France.
Leipzig is the largest city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
Liebertwolkwitz is a district of Leipzig on the city's south side.
Mainz (Mogontiacum) (Mayence), formerly known in English as Mentz, is the capital of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany.
Meaux is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in the metropolitan area of Paris, France.
Napoléon Bonaparte (born Napoleone di Buonaparte; 15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the Revolutionary Wars.
The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire led by Emperor Napoleon I against an array of European powers formed into various coalitions.
Viscount Nicolas-François Roussel d'Hurbal (1763–1849), was a French soldier during the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars.
Claude-Pierre, Comte de Pajol (3 February 1772 – 20 March 1844), was a French cavalry general and military commander during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and political figure.
Saint-Dizier is a commune in the Haute-Marne department in north-eastern France.
Baron Samuel-François Lhéritier de Chézelles (6 August 1772 – 23 August 1829) was a French soldier who rose through the ranks during the French Revolutionary Wars and Napoleonic Wars, eventually gaining promotion to the military rank of Général de Division.
Stanisław Klicki of Prus (1775–1847) was a Polish military commander, aristocrat and a general of the Polish forces.
The V Corps of the Grande Armée was a military unit during the Napoleonic Wars.
The VI Cavalry Corps of the Grande Armée was the name of a French military formation that had an ephemeral existence during the Napoleonic Wars.
The VI Corps of the Grande Armée was the name of a French military unit that existed during the Napoleonic Wars.
Marie-Victor-Nicolas de Faÿ, marquis de La Tour-Maubourg (22 May 1768 at Château de La Motte-de-Galaure, near Grenoble – 11 November 1850 at Dammarie-lès-Lys, Île-de-France) was a French cavalry military commander under France's Ancien Régime before rising to prominence during the First French Empire.
The VIII Corps of the Grande Armée was the name of a French military unit that existed during the Napoleonic Wars.
Worms is a city in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, situated on the Upper Rhine about south-southwest of Frankfurt-am-Main.
The XIV Corps of the Grande Armée was the name of a French military formation that existed for several months during the Napoleonic Wars.